Date registered: Jan 2005
Vehicle: W215-CL500, W208-CLK320, W140-300SE
Location: Ontario, Canada
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W123, 300 TDs are some of the Last Real Benzes. These cars are legendary around the world, particularly to long time MB owners.
I really enjoy mine. It has over 300,000 miles, yet rides as good as any modern MB cars and so it is my personal favourite. There is no better 'town car' for its reliabilty, looks and low operating and maintenance costs.
These old joints by MB have a character and driving feel that is endearing. That is they're tight, quiet in town, very smooth and the interiors are durable and comfortable.
The road handling and stability at speed is as good or better than any modern Benz. Plus the brakes are great and most parts are inexpensive and also readily available.
Bonus, they have NO plastic in the body at all and strong steel is used thru-out. Built to last as is evidenced clearly by the advertised examples in this thread.
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